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Update: How to Eat + Cook Sustainably for Earth Day, and Beyond (Even During a Pandemic)

April 22, 2020

Updated for Earth Day’s 50th anniversary, here are some favorite tips, recipes, products, and ideas for how to eat and cook more sustainably, including consuming less meat and cutting back on plastic—even in pandemic times. 2020 marked the 50th anniversary of Earth Day in the U.S. Every year in April we try to organize a street cleanup with our kids and their friends in our Queens neighborhood, which…

Caribbean Sustainability

Should You Eat Conch in the Bahamas?

March 10, 2016

It’s a famously overexploited, not quite endangered, species. But when conch is on every menu in town, there’s got to be a ton of ’em, right? A look at that beloved Caribbean mollusk, the queen conch—and how to help protect it.

“Are you feeling conchy tonight?” the waitress inquired with a smile when we wondered aloud about the Bimini conch linguine—a $22 Bahamian take on the traditional…